New Zealand is home to Middle-earth once again, with the release of the first of three films based on 'The Hobbit'. To mark this moment in cinematic history, New Zealand Post is issuing official stamps as well as the only official legal tender commemorative coins from Middle-earth.

Premium Gold Coin Set

This spectacular set of three gold proof coins features three of the main characters in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’- Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and Thorin Oakenshield.


  • Low worldwide mintage of just 250 sets
  • Each coin is minted from 0.9999 gold
  • The rim of each coin is inscribed in both English and Dwarvish with the words 'Middle-earth - New Zealand'
  • Features Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and Thorin Oakenshield
  • Packaged within a beautiful lockable wooden case featuring the official 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' logo
  • Individually numbered certificate

Each coin is official New Zealand legal tender and is minted from 0.9999 gold. Limited to only 250 sets worldwide, this stunning set from Middle-earth will sell out fast.

This premium coin set is packaged within a beautiful wooden case, onto which the official The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey logo has been finely carved. The case also contains a special drawer to hold the individually numbered certificate of authenticity, and the lock ensures these precious coins will be safe for generations to come.

Please note: If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase for any reason, return it within 14 days and we will replace it or give you a refund. Finished products may differ from those illustrated online. 

Denomination: Ten New Zealand dollars
Finish: Proof
Composition: 0.9999 gold
Weight: 1 troy oz
Diameter: 38.94 mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and Thorin Oakenshield
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Worldwide mintage limit: 250

Finished products may differ from those illustrated online. 

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Price: $10,995.00